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Ethiopia stops anti-gay rally

Anti-gay activists in Ethiopia have cancelled a planned demonstration next week against homosexuality. The activists said Thursday they have been forced to abandon plans to demonstrate in Addis Ababa after apparently failing to win support from the government and the powerful Orthodox church. The anti-homosexuality rally had been planned for April 26, and comes amid […]

JAMB releases UTME results, invalidates 36, 164

Prof. Dibu Ojerinde: JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said today that it has released the universities matriculation examination held nationwide on 12 April. Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Registrar of JAMB, said 24 candidates scored 250 points and above during a news conference in Bwari, Abuja. He said 315,401 candidates scored between 170 to 199 points, while 108,488 […]

Men Wired To Love Breasts, Says Lagos Lawmaker

•Akinola-Hassan

Eromosele Ebhomele A female lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Ramotallahi Akinola-Hassan, has added to the debate concerning the actual owner of a woman’s breasts between her husband and children. There had been varied opinions on the issue. While some have maintained that a woman’s breasts belong to the man, others say they […]

Lagos museum celebrates El Anatsui, Africa’s famous sculptor

Professor El Anatsui

To mark the 70th birthday of one of Africa’s most accomplished living artists, a Lagos museum chose to focus on pretty much anything but El Anatsui’s globally renowned work. Instead, three decades of payslips from the University of Nigeria, where Anatsui has taught since 1975, are collected in a binder that hangs by a string […]

Fashola Vows To Tackle Goitre Epidemic

Agoitre patient being screened in Badagry

Lagos State Government has vowed to control the incidence of Goitre attack by taking on the disease frontally through surgical operations and investigations into its root cause. The Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) gave the assurance yesterday when he witnessed the flag off of the Goitre control programme for Badagry patients at the Lagos State University […]

Refresh, Revitalise

Sharon Jane Akinyemi

By Sharon Jane Akinyemi How important is your health? What amount of money would you be willing to pay to buy health if you could? Would it be worth a million naira to you? It’s a relative question, isn’t it? If you are reasonably healthy, you may want to spend your money on something else. […]

124 writers vie for NLNG Literature Prize

Tade Ipadeola: won the  prize in 2013

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Ltd, on Tuesday said that 124 entries had been received for the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, Africa’s most prestigious literary prize. The company made the announcement in a statement signed by Mr Kudo Eresia-Eke, its General Manager, External Relations. Eresia-Eke did not indicate which books […]

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